Lowell, Mass. - Oscar Perez had an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning and scored the game-winning run later that inning on Matthew Gedman's single as the Lowell Spinners rallied to beat the Connecticut Tigers Monday, 2-1, before 5,249 fans at LeLacheur Park in the New York-Penn League season opener for both teams.
Yunior Ortega pitched three innings of no-hit relief with two strikeouts to get the win for Lowell. Dreily Guerrero added two hits, including a double.
Edgar Corcino had two hits and scored on a throwing error with two outs in the top of the third for the Tigers. Starter Montreal Robertson scattered three hits over five innings with six strikeouts and no walks.
Earlier in the day, the Tigers announced their opening day roster, including four players from last year's Tigers team which finished 39-35.
Also, the roster included 11 selections from the 2012 draft, including the fifth-round pick, right-handed pitcher Joe Rogers from the University of Central Florida; and the 10th-round pick, right-handed pitcher Charles Gillies from The Masters College.
• Adam Norton (Notre Dame) went 3-for-4, including a solo home run, with two runs and two RBI as the Holyoke Blue Sox beat the Mystic Schooners 7-5 at Fitch High School. Jorden Keur (Michigan State) had two hits, including a solo home run, for the Blue Sox (6-5). Ryan Lindemuth (William & Mary) went 2-for-3, including a three-run home run, and scored for the Schooners (1-9). Also, Jeremy Matos (Central Florida) hit a two-run home run.
• Tony LaLima had two hits, including a solo home run, with two RBI as the Pirates beat Northeast Nine 3-2. Connor Gleason allowed just three hits and two earned runs over five innings with eight strikeouts and three walks for the Pirates (5-3). Also, Ken Olszewski singled, scored and stole two bases and Tom Gavitt had an RBI single. Kyle Jarvis pitched a six-hitter with three earned runs, five strikeouts and four walks for Northeast Nine (1-1) and had two hits, including an RBI double. Chris Murphy added two hits, including an RBI single.
American Legion Zone VI
• Adam Davis pitched a two-hitter with six strikeouts and scored twice as Jewett City beat Danielson 2-0 for its first win of the season. Anthony Openchofski and Trevor Turgeon each had an RBI single for Jewett City (1-4).
District 10 softball (11-12)
• Baylee Brackett and Ashley Goldstein combined to pitch a one-hitter with eight strikeouts, leading Waterford South to a 22-0 victory over Ledyard in four innings. Brittany Sylvia had three hits, four RBI and scored three times and Goldstein added two hits, three RBI, and scored three times for Waterford South. Mia Brennan also scored three times, Caitlin Henderson added three RBI and Emily Coderre had a pair of hits and two RBI.
Women's track and field
• UConn redshirt freshman Megan Rose Chapman of Stonington finished 19th in the discus at this weekend's Junior Nationals in Bloomington, Ind. Chapman, the former New England high school champion in the event, recorded a throw of 38.51 meters or 126 feet, 3.5 inches.
Also for UConn, Lindsay Crevoiserat was second in the 3,000 meters in 9:33.46, qualifying her for the World Junior Championships in Barcelona, July 10-15.
• Mac Brodaski, Dan Gaffey, Casey Johnson and Liam Williams all represented East Lyme High School at Monday's Senior All-Star Game. The four helped the Vikings win the Eastern Connecticut Conference championship this spring.